2015 Volvo XC60

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Volvo XC60 highlights

Customer rating


  • Energetic engine options
  • Comfortable, supportive seats throughout
  • Sophisticated cabin design


  • No reclining rear seat
  • 3.2L engine option is sluggish
  • Multipurpose knob location makes it distracting to use

Mileage (EPA estimate)

17 city, 24 highway, 20 combined

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All Volvo XC60 years

What is new for the 2015 Volvo XC60?

  • The XC60 is available in a variety of new trims, including the T5, T5 Platinum, T5 Premier, T5 Premier Plus, T6 Ocean Race, and T6 Platinum Ocean Race.
  • XC60 trims have been upgraded with Lane Departure Warning, Front Seat Heaters, Blind Spot Monitor, Turbo/Supercharged Engine, Harman Kardon Sound, and DVD Video System as standard equipment this year.
  • Leather & Suede Seats, Full Roof Rack, Running Boards, and SiriusXM Trial Available features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The T6 trim now comes with Rear View Camera, Parking Sensors, Power Hatch/Deck Lid, Navigation System, and Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.
  • The T6 R-Design trim now comes with Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Navigation System, and Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.
  • The 3.2 Premier Plus trim now comes with Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.
  • The 3.2 Premier trim now comes with Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.
  • The 3.2 trim now comes with Leatherette Seats and Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.

5 reasons to buy the 2015 Volvo XC60

1. Energetic engines

The 2015 Volvo XC60 is available in a range of trims, offering a selection of impressive engine options. The base T5 features a turbocharged 2L four-cylinder with 240 hp, while the T6 offers a turbocharged and supercharged 2L four-cylinder that's good for 302 hp. These engines pair to an eight-speed automatic transmission and include front-wheel drive. For year-round traction, all-wheel drive is found on the T5 AWD with a turbo 2.5L five-cylinder that makes 250 hp. Stepping up to the T6 AWD and T6 R-Design will fetch you a turbocharged 3L inline-six engine with 300 hp (T6 AWD) or 325 hp (R-Design) of pure power.

2. Driving enjoyment

The 2015 Volvo XC60 is a luxury compact SUV with an engaging ride. Regardless of your powerplant, you'll enjoy responsive steering and tight handling that feels sporty, especially around turns. This athletic spirit pairs with a suspension system that soaks up road imperfections to ensure comfort on long and short journeys. T5 AWD, T6 AWD, and T6 R-Design models also include all-wheel drive for surefooted performance in challenging conditions.

3. Roomy interior

The two-row 2015 Volvo XC60 features a spacious cabin with ample room to take five passengers on road trips. Front- and rear-seat occupants will enjoy 41.2 inches and 36.4 inches of respective legroom, while headroom measures 38 inches throughout the cabin. The versatile 40/20/40-split rear seat also folds in various ways to customize the SUV to suit your cargo. Folding the rear seat reveals 67 cu-ft of storage volume to carry golf clubs and luggage.

4. Luxurious standard features

You won't be left wanting more in the 2015 Volvo XC60. This premium compact SUV comes well-equipped from the base trim with impressive standard features. Eight-way power front seats with three-position driver memory functions are included, along with dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, and T-Tec fabric upholstery. Bluetooth® phone and audio connectivity keep you in touch with important contacts without taking your hands off the wheel. In addition, crisp, clear sound is enjoyed throughout the cabin with the 2015 XC60's eight-speaker audio system with a USB/iPod audio interface.

5. Enticing package options

If you crave more bells and whistles, the 2015 Volvo XC60 packages prove desirable. The Premier Plus package, available on all trims, enhances the XC60 with a rearview camera, power-folding mirrors, and a power liftgate for extra convenience. In addition, this package adds a folding front passenger seat, cargo cover, grocery holder, and power-folding rear headrests inside the cabin. Opting for the 2015 Volvo XC60 T6 R-Design Platinum package delivers more opulence with interior accent lighting, a 12-speaker surround-sound audio system, and a navigation system.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

Based on customer reviews, the 2015 Volvo XC60 is a reliable, comfortable, and stylish car. Customers like the heated seats, luxurious interior, and driver aids.
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Volvo XC60 an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Volvo XC60 9th out of 18 among Luxury Compact SUVs.

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Volvo XC60 features and specs

T6 Platinum 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo/Supercharged Engine
  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Harman Kardon Sound
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather & Suede Seats
  • Parking Sensors
  • Rear Entertainment System
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Smart Key
  • Tow Hitch

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